Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

3.7/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $23.86 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 85% (Robots are watching)

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There aren't any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 7.6% by 2030
'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' was $49,640, or $23.86 hourly
'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' are paid 18.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 362,090 people employed as Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks.
This represents around 0.26% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.

SOC Code: 43-5061.00

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